Useful Links

Local Links

Gloucestershire County Council: http://www.gloucestershire.gov.uk/

Forest of Dean District Council: http://www.fdean.gov.uk/

Tewkesbury Borough Council: http://www.tewkesbury.gov.uk/

National Links

Parliament Website: http://www.parliament.uk/

Parliament Week: http://www.parliamentweek.org/

Forestry Commission: http://www.forestry.gov.uk/
The Forestry Commission is responsible for protecting and expanding Britain’s woods and forests and for managing nearly 1 million hectares of public forest.

UK Trade and Investment: http://www.ukti.gov.uk/home.html
UK Trade & Investment (UKTI) works with UK-based businesses to ensure their success in international markets, and encourage the best overseas companies to look to the UK as their global partner of choice.

Lottery Funding:  http://www.lotteryfunding.org.uk/england.htm
Visit the Lottery Funding website to see if you are eligible for a grant across areas including sport, education, art, charities, and many more.

Adult Learners – Funding: https://www.gov.uk/advanced-learning-loans
Visit the website above to see how you can benefit from loans, grants, or bursaries if you are an adult seeking further education.

Student Finance: http://www.slc.co.uk/
Visit the Student Finance Company’s website to see how you could benefit from higher education loans and funding.  You only pay back state loans if you earn over £21,000 per year after you complete your course(s).

Apprenticeships: www.apprenticeships.org.uk
The National Apprenticeship Service (NAS), which supports, funds and co-ordinates the delivery of Apprenticeships throughout England.

Mental Health Awareness Week:
http://www.mentalhealth.org.uk/our-work/mentalhealthawarenessweek/
Each year for a 1 week period in May the organisation campaigns around specific themes and areas related to mental health.